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Encyclopedia > List of people from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is the birthplace of many famous Americans. People from Pennsylvania are sometimes referred to as "Pennsylvanians". Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ...


The following is a list of famous people born in Pennsylvania, in the United States: Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ...

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Artists

For other persons named Alexander Calder, see Alexander Calder (disambiguation). ... Lawnton is a census-designated place located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. ... George Catlin (1796 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania – December 23, 1872 in Jersey City, New Jersey) was an American painter who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. ... Wilkes-Barre (pronounced wilkes-berry or wilkes-bear, and most often by non-natives as wilkes-bar) is a city located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. ... Charles Demuth (November 9, 1883 - October 23, 1935) was an American precisionist painter. ... Nickname: Location of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania Location of Lancaster in Lancaster County Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Government  - Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area  - City  7. ... Franz Klines Painting Number 2, 1954 Franz Kline (May 23, 1910 - May 13, 1962) was an American painter mainly associated with the Abstract Expressionist group which was centered, geographically, around New York, and temporally, in the 1940s and 1950s; but not limited to that setting. ... Wilkes-Barre (pronounced wilkes-berry or wilkes-bear, and most often by non-natives as wilkes-bar) is a city located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. ... Harings Radiant Baby Keith Haring (May 4, 1958 - February 16, 1990) was a pre-eminent artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York street culture of the 1980s. ... , Reading (IPA:) is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. ... Man Ray, photographed at Gaite-Montparnasse exhibition in Paris by Carl Van Vechten on June 16, 1934 Man Ray (August 27, 1890–November 18, 1976) was an American artist who spent most of his career in Paris, France. ... Grover Simcox (1867-1966) was well-known illustrator, naturalist and polymath in Philadelphia, PA. Born in Allentown, PA, Simcox moved to Philadelphia in 1901. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Sixth Avenue Elevated at Third Street (New York City) by John Sloan. ... Lock Haven is a university in Pennsylvania. ... Andrew Warhola (August 6, 1928 — February 22, 1987), better known as Andy Warhol, was an American artist who became a central figure in the movement known as Pop art. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Andrew Newell Wyeth (born July 12, 1917) is an American realist painter, one of the best-known of the 20th century and sometimes referred to as the Painter of the People due to his popularity with the American public. ... Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania is a small township 30 miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in Delaware County. ... Jamie Wyeth is a painter, he is the son of Andrew Wyeth and grandson of N.C. Wyeth. ... Newell Convers Wyeth (October 22, 1882 - October 19, 1945) was an American artist and illustrator. ... Self portrait (1902), National Academy of Design, New York. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ...

Astronauts

Guion S. Bluford, Junior (born November 22, 1942) is a retired Colonel, from the United States Air Force and a former NASA Astronaut. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Charles Pete Conrad, Jr. ... Project Gemini was the second human spaceflight program of the United States of America. ... Apollo 12 was the sixth manned mission in the Apollo program and the second to land on the Moon. ... Skylab 2 or SL-2 was the first human spaceflight mission to Skylab, the first U.S. orbital space station. ... This article is about Earths moon. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... NAME: Paul William Richards NASA Astronaut (former) PERSONAL DATA: Born May 20, 1964 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. ... NASAs Space Shuttle, officially called Space Transportation System (STS), is the United States governments current manned launch vehicle. ... “ISS” redirects here. ... Astronaut Bruce McCandless II using a manned maneuvering unit outside the U.S. Space Shuttle Challenger in 1984. ... Dunmore is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, adjoining Scranton. ... Theodore Cordy Freeman (born February 18, 1930, in Haverford, Pennsylvania; died October 31, 1964 at Ellington Air Force Base, Houston, Texas) was a NASA astronaut and a captain in the United States Air Force. ... Astronaut Group 3 was the third group of Astronauts selected by NASA in October 1963. ... Haverford Township (named after the town of Haverfordwest in Wales) is a township in Delaware County, near Philadelphia in southeastern Pennsylvania, United States. ... Paul Joseph Weitz (pronounced WHITES) (born July 25, 1932) was an American astronaut who flew in space twice. ... Skylab 2 or SL-2 was the first human spaceflight mission to Skylab, the first U.S. orbital space station. ... “Erie” redirects here. ... Hollidaysburg is a borough located in Blair County, Pennsylvania. ...

Athletes

John Brooms Abramovic (born February 19, 1919 in Etna, Pennsylvania; died June 9, 2000) was an American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association. ... NBA redirects here. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: it is patent nonsense. ... Old Forge is the name of two places in the State of Pennsylvania: Old Forge, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Old Forge, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... John Andretti talks with a U.S. Navy journalist, courtesy of the U.S. Navy John Andretti is a NASCAR Busch Series driver from Indianapolis, Indiana. ... Jeff Burton (99), Elliott Sadler (38), Ricky Rudd (21), Dale Jarrett (88), Sterling Marlin (40), Jimmie Johnson (48), and Casey Mears (41) practice for the 2004 Daytona 500 The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - City  19. ... Marco Andretti jokes around with Ashley Judd (wife of teammate Dario Franchitti) at Indy, May 2007. ... Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... Nazareth is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Andretti racing at Monterey, California, October 1991 Michael Mario Andretti (born October 5, 1962 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American semi-retired CART and Formula One driver. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - City  19. ... Kurt Steven Angle (born December 9, 1968) is an American professional wrestler and former Olympic amateur wrestler. ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... LaVar RaShad Arrington (born June 20, 1978 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former professional football player. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Charles DDonte Batch (born December 5, 1974 in Homestead, Pennsylvania, a Pittsburgh suburb) is a veteran NFL football quarterback. ... McKeesport is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, at the confluence of the Monongahela and Youghiogheny Rivers and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... Joseph Ronald Beimel (born April 19, 1977) is a relief pitcher for the Major League Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers. ... Elk County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Frederick S. Biletnikoff (born February 23, 1943 in Erie, Pennsylvania) is a retired American football player. ... “Erie” redirects here. ... Stephen Thomas Bilko (November 13, 1928 - March 7, 1978) was a home run-hitting first baseman of the 1950s and early 1960s who enjoyed his greatest fame with the Los Angeles Angels of the Pacific Coast League from 1955–57. ... Nanticoke is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Annville is a census-designated place located in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. ... Kyle James Brady (born January 14, 1972) is a professional American football player who plays tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL. // High School Career At Cedar Cliff High School in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Brady lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. ... Camp Hill is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, southwest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ... Sidney Eugene Sid Bream (born August 3, 1960 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania) is an American former Major League Baseball player. ... MLB and Major Leagues redirect here. ... Mount Holly Springs is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Gary Leroy Brown (born July 1, 1969 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania), was a former professional American football player who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the 8th round of the 1991 NFL Draft. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming County,GR6 Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Kobe Bryant (born August 23, 1978) is an American All-Star shooting guard in the National Basketball Association who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. ... NBA redirects here. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Leroy Russel Burrell (born February 21, 1967) is an American athlete who twice set the world record for the 100 metre sprint, setting a time of 9. ... Lansdowne is a borough located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. ... Raymond Benjamin Caldwell, (April 26, 1888 – August 17, 1967), was an American major league pitcher from 1910 to 1921. ... John Vincent Calipari (born February 10, 1959, in Moon Township (A suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States) is a former professional and current college basketball coach. ... This article is about the sport. ... Moon Township is located along the Ohio River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... John Cappelletti (born August 9, 1952) is a former professional American football running back for the NFLs Los Angeles Rams and the San Diego Chargers. ... Upper Darby Township is a township located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA. The township was incorporated as such on August 30, 1736 from Darby Township. ... Wilton Norman Wilt Chamberlain (August 21, 1936–October 12, 1999), nicknamed Wilt the Stilt and The Big Dipper, was an American professional National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball player for the Philadelphia / San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers; and also played for the Harlem Globetrotters. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Kerry Michael Collins (born December 30, 1972 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania) is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. He has played for the Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers, playing in Super Bowl XXXV for New York. ... Dan Conners (born February 6, 1941 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania) is a former American college and professional football player who played linebacker for the American Football Leagues Oakland Raiders from 1964 through 1969, and for the NFL Raiders from 1970 through 1974. ... St. ... William Laird Cowher (born May 8, 1957) is a former American football coach and player. ... Crafton is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, four miles (6 km) west of Pittsburgh. ... Chuck Daly Charles Jerome Chuck Daly (born July 20, 1930 in St. ... A 2005 view of downtown Kane, Pennsylvania from a gas station parking lot. ... Michael Keller Ditka, Jr. ... Aliquippa is a city in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... Keith Dorney (born December 3, 1957 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a former offensive lineman for the National Football Leagues Detroit Lions. ... Emmaus is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Anthony Drew Dorsett (born April 7, 1954 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Rochester, Pennsylvania) was an American football running back who was a star in college football and the NFL. Dorsett was a star running back at University of Pittsburgh and helped to lead them to a national title in... Hopewell Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania: Hopewell Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, York County, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page... John Frank Buck Freeman (October 30, 1871 – June 25, 1949) was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball at the turn of the 20th century. ... Catasauqua is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, settled in 1805 and chartered as a borough in 1853. ... Personal Information Birth May 12, 1970 ) West Chester, Pennsylvania Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... Nickname: Location of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania Location of Lancaster in Lancaster County Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Government  - Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area  - City  7. ... George Kenneth Griffey (born April 10, 1950 in Donora, Pennsylvania) is an American former Major League Baseball star. ... Donora is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Pittsburgh on the Monongahela river. ... George Kenneth Griffey, Jr. ... Donora is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Pittsburgh on the Monongahela river. ... Peter Jacob Gruner (born May 11, 1974) is an American professional wrestler known by his ring name Billy Kidman. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Thomas Mitchell Herr (born April 4, 1956 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1979 to 1991 for the St. ... Nickname: Location of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania Location of Lancaster in Lancaster County Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Government  - Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area  - City  7. ... Richard Rip Hamilton (born February 14, 1978 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania) is an American National Basketball Association player for the Detroit Pistons. ... Coatesville, known as the Pittsburgh of the East, is the only designated city in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Marvin Daniel Harrison (born August 25, 1972, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American football player who played for Syracuse University and is currently playing in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Chad Steven Henne (born July 2, 1985 in West Lawn, Pennsylvania) is an American football quarterback who plays for the Michigan Wolverines. ... , Reading (IPA:) is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. ... For the politician and activist, see Larry Holmes (Marxist). ... Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Northampton Government  - Mayor Philip B. Mitman Area  - City  4. ... // Bernard Hopkins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, growing up in the Raymond Rosen housing projects and later in Germantown, where he became involved in crime and gang activity at a young age. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Jeff W. Hostetler, a. ... Benson is a borough located in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Wilkes-Barre (IPA: , , or [1]) is the central city of the Wyoming Valley and county seat of Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... Raghib Ramadian Rocket Ismail (b. ... Wilkes-Barre (IPA: , , or [1]) is the central city of the Wyoming Valley and county seat of Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946), nicknamed Mr. ... Wyncote is a census-designated place located in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. ... Marc Anthony Jackson (born January 16, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA for the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Hughie Jennings on a 1909-1911 American Tobacco Company baseball card (White Borders (T206)). Hugh Ambrose Jennings (April 2, 1869 - February 1, 1928) was an American baseball player and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Pittston (properly pronounced pits-ton) is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. ... Eddie Charles Jones (born October 20, 1971 in Pompano Beach, Florida) is an American professional basketball player for the NBAs Dallas Mavericks. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... James Edward Kelly (born February 14, 1960 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was an American football quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. ... Bradys Bend Township is a township located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. ... Ethan Michael Kilmer (born January 31, 1983, Towanda, Pennsylvania) is a professional American football player. ... Wyalusing is a borough located in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. ... Betsy King (born August 13, 1955 in Reading, Pennsylvania) is a professional golfer. ... , Reading (IPA:) is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. ... Steve Kline is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the San Francisco Giants. ... Winfield is located in Union County, Pennsylvania. ... Kristina (Kristy) Kowal (born on October 9, 1978 in Reading, Pennsylvania) is a international topswimmer from the United States, who won the silver medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... , Reading (IPA:) is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. ... Bruce Kozerski (born April 2, 1962 in Plains, Pennsylvania) is a former American football center who played twelve seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League. ... Floyd Landis (born October 14, 1975) is an American cyclist. ... Nickname: Location of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania Location of Lancaster in Lancaster County Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Government  - Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area  - City  7. ... Tajuan Ty Law (born February 10, 1974 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania) is an American football cornerback who currently plays with the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. ... Aliquippa is a city in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. ... Joseph John Maddon (born September 19, 1954, in Hazleton, Pennsylvania is the current manager of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in Major League Baseball, having been announced to that position on November 15, 2005. ... Major league affiliations American League (1998–present) East Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 12, 42 Name Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–present) Other nicknames The D-Rays, The Rays Ballpark Tropicana Field (1998–present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) none Division titles... For other places with the same name, see Hazleton (disambiguation). ... Ryan Malone (born December 1, 1979 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professional ice hockey left winger/center who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL. Ryan Malone was drafted in the 4th round, 115th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. ... Upper St. ... Daniel Constantine Marino, Jr. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Donyell Lamar Marshall (born May 18, 1973 in Reading, Pennsylvania USA), attended Reading High, is an American professional basketball player currently with the NBAs Cleveland Cavaliers. ... , Reading (IPA:) is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. ... Christopher Christy Mathewson (August 12, 1880 - October 7, 1925), nicknamed Big Six, The Christian Gentleman, or Matty, was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Factoryville is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Aaron Fitzgerald McKie (born October 2, 1972 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA. McKie is a combo guard, playing at either point guard or shooting guard. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Lou Michaels was an American football player who was a standout defensive lineman for the University of Kentucky Wildcats and later for the Baltimore Colts of the National Football League. ... Swoyersville is a borough located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. ... Walt Michaels In 1978. ... Swoyersville is a borough located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. ... Matthew George Millen (born March 12, 1958 in Hokendauqua, Pennsylvania) Punisher was here Prior to assuming leadership of the Detroit Lions in 2001, Millen was a professional football linebacker for the Oakland Raiders, the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins of the NFL. In Millens 12-year NFL... Whitehall is the name of some places in the State of Pennsylvania in the United States of America: Whitehall, Adams County, Pennsylvania Whitehall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Cuttino Rashawn Mobley (born September 1, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Joseph Clifford Joe Montana, Jr. ... New Eagle is a borough located in Washington County, Pennsylvania. ... Jamie Moyer (born November 18, 1962 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania) is a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball, playing for the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League. ... Sellersville is a borough located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. ... Terry Mulholland (born Terence John Mulholland on March 9, 1963 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania) is a Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. ... Uniontown is a city in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, 50 miles (80 km) south by east of Pittsburgh. ... Michael Anthony Munchak (born March 6, 1960, Scranton, Pennsylvania) is a former American Football guard who played for the Houston Oilers. ... Scranton redirects here. ... Stan Musials number 6 was retired by the St. ... Donora is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Pittsburgh on the Monongahela river. ... Michael Cole (Mike) Mussina (born December 8, 1968 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania), nicknamed Moose, is a Major League starting pitcher, currently with the New York Yankees. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Montoursville Montoursville is a borough in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Joseph William Namath (born May 31, 1943), also known as Broadway Joe, was an American football Hall of Fame quarterback in the American Football League and National Football League during the 1960s and 1970s. ... Beaver Falls is a city located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ... Jameer Nelson (born February 9, 1982 in Chester, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the NBA. He is most famous for being one of the most popular stars of mens college basketball in the early 2000s, representing Saint Josephs University of Philadelphia. ... Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, population 36,854 at the 2000 census. ... Martin Marty Nothstein (born February 10, 1971 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American professional road bicycle racer and track cyclist. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Billy Eugene Owens (born May 1, 1969 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania) is a former professional basketball player. ... Coordinates: , Country State County Cumberland Founded 1751 Government  - Mayor Kirk R. Wilson Area  - Borough  5. ... This article is about the golfer. ... Latrobe is a city located in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... George James Parros (born December 29, 1979 in Washington, Pennsylvania) is an American ice hockey player of Greek descent, who plays right wing for the Anaheim Ducks. ... Washington is a city in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Paul Michael Posluszny (born October 10, 1984 in Hopewell, Pennsylvania), commonly known as Poz, is a professional American football linebacker who currently plays for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. ... Hopewell Township is the name of some places in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania: Hopewell Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania Hopewell Township, York County, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page... Andre Reed (born January 29, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver in the NFL for 16 seasons, 15 with the Buffalo Bills (1985-1999) and one with the Washington Redskins (2000). ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Frank Michael Reich (born December 4, 1961 in Freeport, New York) is a former NFL quarterback for the Buffalo Bills, the Carolina Panthers, the New York Jets, and the Detroit Lions. ... Nicole Louise Reinhart (June 3, 1976 - September 17, 2000) was a professional track and road racing cyclist who twice won gold medals in cycling at the Pan American Games. ... Macungie is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Mike Richter Mike Richter (born September 22, 1966 in Abington, Pennsylvania) is a former NHL goaltender. ... Abington Township, Pennsylvania may refer to: North Abington Township, Pennsylvania West Abington Township, Pennsylvania South Abington Township, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Malik Rose (born November 23, 1974 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American National Basketball Association player with the New York Knicks. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Tim Ruddy (born April 27, 1972 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) but lived in Dunmore, Pennsylvania from his childhood all the way through High School. ... Dunmore is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, adjoining Scranton. ... Eugene Alan Snitsky (born January 14, 1970) is a professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Snitsky who is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wrestling on its RAW brand. ... Nesquehoning is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Jimmy Spencer Jimmy Spencer (born February 15, 1957 in Berwick, Pennsylvania) is an American NASCAR driver and commentator. ... Berwick is a borough located in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, 27 miles (43 km) southwest of Wilkes Barre. ... Robert Sura Jr. ... Wilkes-Barre (pronounced wilkes-berry or wilkes-bear, and most often by non-natives as wilkes-bar) is a city located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. ... Howard Bruce Sutter (born January 8, 1953 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) (last name is pronounced with a long U, i. ... Nickname: Location of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania Location of Lancaster in Lancaster County Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Government  - Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area  - City  7. ... John Tewksbury John Walter Beardsley Tewksbury (March 21, 1876-April 25, 1968) was an American track and field athlete. ... Ashley is a borough located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, one mile (2 km) from Wilkes Barre. ... For other uses, see Jim Thorpe (disambiguation). ... Jim Thorpe is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Charley Trippi(born December 14, 1922, in Pittston, Pennsylvania)was in 1946 a two-time All-American from the University of Georgia, and was a key figure in the inter-league battling between the new AII-America Football Conference ( AAFC) and the National Football League. ... Pittston (properly pronounced pits-ton) is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. ... Robert Louis Bob Tucker (born June 8, 1945 in Hazelton, Pennsylvania), is a former American professional football player. ... For other places with the same name, see Hazleton (disambiguation). ... R.J. Umberger born May 3, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is an American hockey player who plays for the Philadelphia Flyers. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... John Constantine Johnny Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002), nicknamed The Golden Arm, was a professional American football player in the 1950s through the 1970s. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Art Wall, Jr (born November 25, 1923 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania; died Scranton, Pennsylvania, October 31 2001) was an American golfer. ... Honesdale is the county seat of Wayne County, Pennsylvania and is located 44 miles (71 km) northeast of Scranton. ... Rasheed Abdul Wallace (born September 17, 1974, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Ed Walsh of the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park in 1913. ... Cincinnati Bengals running back, Kenny Watson Kenneth Dwight Watson (born March 13, 1978, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American football player in the National Football League. ... Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country Commonwealth County Dauphin Incorporated 1791 Charter 1860 Government  - Mayor Stephen R. Reed (D) Area  - City  11. ... Reggie Wells (born November 3, 1980 - ) is a guard currently playing for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. ... Thomas Woodeshick (b. ... Wilkes-Barre (IPA: , , or [1]) is the central city of the Wyoming Valley and county seat of Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... Former NFL tight end Frank Wycheck Frank Wycheck is a former NFL and University of Maryland, College Park tight end. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ...

Authors

Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist. ... Germantown is the name of five places in the State of Pennsylvania and a neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Germantown, Adams County, Pennsylvania Germantown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania Germantown, Columbia County, Pennsylvania Germantown, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Germantown, Pike County, Pennsylvania See also: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a... Book cover of The High King Lloyd Chudley Alexander (born January 30, 1924) is the author of a number of fantasy books for children and adolescents, as well as several adult novels. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926–July 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author of the genres Golden Age. ... Bristol is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 23 miles (37 km) northeast of Philadelphia opposite Burlington, N.J. on the Delaware River. ... Janet Asimov (maiden name Janet Opal Jeppson) (born 1926 in Ashland, Pennsylvania) is an American science fiction author and psychoanalyst. ... Ashland is a borough located in the Coal Region of Pennsylvania. ... Donald Barthelme (April 7, 1931 - July 23, 1989) was an American author of short fiction and novels. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Benjamin William Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American science fiction author and editor. ... Charles Brockden Brown (January 17, 1771 - February 22, 1810), an American novelist, historian, and magazine editor of the Early National period, is generally regarded by scholars as the most ambitious and accomplished US novelist before James Fenimore Cooper. ... Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and nature writer whose writings are often credited with launching the global environmental movement. ... Springdale is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Stephen Chbosky (born January 25, 1970) is an American author, editor, screenwriter, and film director. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Bebe Moore Campbell (February 18, 1950- November 27, 2006) was the author of three New York Times bestsellers, Brothers and Sisters, Singing in the Comeback Choir, and What You Owe Me, which was also a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2001. ... Annie Dillard (born 30 April 1945 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, best known for her narrative nonfiction. ... Tristan Egolf (December 19, 1971 - May 7, 2005 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania USA) was an American novelist, author, and a political activist. ... Nickname: Location of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania Location of Lancaster in Lancaster County Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lancaster Founded 1730 Incorporated March 10, 1818 Government  - Mayor Rick Gray (D) Area  - City  7. ... Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin (1770-1840) Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin (1770-1840), was a Roman Catholic priest, called The Apostle of the Alleghenies, born at The Hague on December 22, 1770. ... Cambria County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Kristin Elaine Hunter (b. ... Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945 in Everett, Pennsylvania), also known under a number of pseudonyms, including Leigh Nichols, is an American writer. ... Everett may refer to the following places: Everett, Washington, about 100,000 inhabitants Naval Station Everett Everett, Massachusetts, about 38,000 inhabitants Everett, Pennsylvania, about 2,000 inhabitants Everett Township, Michigan, about 2,000 inhabitants Everett, Ontario, Canada, about 800 inhabitants The Everett Range, Antarctica, no inhabitants Everett is also... Hollidaysburg is a borough located in Blair County, Pennsylvania. ... John Dann MacDonald (July 24, 1916 – December 28, 1986), writing as John D. MacDonald, was an American writer best known for his series of detective novels featuring protagonist Travis McGee. ... Sharon is a city in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in the United States, 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Pittsburgh. ... Henry Meyer (1840-1925) was a poet originally from Brush Valley (Centre County), Pennsylvania. ... Centre County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... James Albert Michener (February 3, 1907? - October 16, 1997) was the American author of such books as Tales of the South Pacific (for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1948), Hawaii, The Drifters, Centennial, The Source, The Fires of Spring, Chesapeake, Caribbean, Caravans, Alaska, Texas, and Poland. ... Doylestown is the name of at least three places in the United States of America: Doylestown, Ohio Doylestown, Pennsylvania (Bucks County) Doylestown, Franklin, Pennsylvania (Franklin County) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... James Morrow (born 1947) is an award-winning fiction author. ... John Henry OHara (31 January 1905 – 11 April 1970) was an American writer. ... Pottsville is the name of some places in the United States of America: Pottsville, Arkansas Pottsville, Pennsylvania There are also places named Pottstown. ... Conrad Michael Richter (October 13, 1890-October 30, 1968) was an award-winning American of German origin novelist whose lyrical work focuses on life along the American frontier. ... Pine Grove is the name of many places in the United States: Alabama Pine Grove, Baldwin County, Alabama Pine Grove, Bullock County, Alabama Pine Grove, Cherokee County, Alabama Pine Grove, Colbert County, Alabama Pine Grove, DeKalb County, Alabama Pine Grove, Etowah County, Alabama Pine Grove, Lee County, Alabama Pine Grove... Mary Roberts Rinehart, 1914 Mary Roberts Rinehart (August 12, 1876-September 22, 1958) was an American author and the source of the phrase The butler did it. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Picture of Lisa Scottoline from her website. ... Martin Cruz Smith (né Martin William Smith, later changed his middle name to Cruz after his grandmothers surname) was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA in 1942. ... Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American writer who became a catalyst in the development of modern art and literature. ... Allegheny is the name of several places in the United States: Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Allegheny Mountains Allegheny National Forest Allegheny River Allegheny Township, Pennsylvania Allegheny Tunnel See also: Allegheny Airlines Allegheny Technologies Allegany This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which... Gerald Stern (born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Jewish-American poet. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Wallace Stevens Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was a major American Modernist poet. ... , Reading (IPA:) is the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania and the center of the Greater Reading Area. ... Ida Tarbell Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, 1857 - January 6, 1944) was an American author and journalist, known as one of the leading muckrakers. ... John Hoyer Updike (born March 18, 1932 in Shillington, Pennsylvania) is an American writer. ... Lauren Weisberger (born March 28, 1977 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is an American novelist and author of the 2003 bestseller The Devil Wears Prada, a speculated roman à clef of her time as a put-upon assistant to Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. ... John Edgar Wideman (born June 14, 1941 in Washington, DC) is an American writer. ... Photo (c)Lara Porzak Marianne Wiggins (1947-) is the author of seven novels and two collections of short stories. ... August Wilson August Wilson (April 27, 1945 – October 2, 2005) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. ... Owen Wister, author of the Western novel, The Virginian and friend of Theodore Roosevelt Owen Wister (July 14, 1860 – July 21, 1938) was an American writer of western novels. ... Charles Calvin Ziegler (1854-1930) was a poet from Rebersburg, Pennsylvania. ... Centre County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

Conservationists

Photo of Inky Moore Enoch S. Inky Moore Jr. ... Newville is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Joseph Trimbel Rothrock (April 9, 1839 - June 2, 1922) was an American environmentalist, recognized as the Father of Forestry in Pennsylvania. ... McVeytown is a borough located in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. ... Paul Ralph Ehrlich (born May 29, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a Stanford University professor and a renowned entomologist specializing in Lepidoptera (butterflies). ... Germantown was a town in Pennsylvania and is today primarily a neighborhood in Philadelphia, about six miles northwest from the center of the city. ...

Entertainment

Jodi Applegate (born May 2, 1964 in Wheeling, West Virginia) is an American news anchor. ... This article is about the television personality and host of Mad Money. ... Wyndmoor is a census-designated place located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. ... Louis M. Glackens (1866-1933) American illustrator, animator and cartoonist, was the brother of Ashcan School painter and illustrator William Glackens. ... Irv Homer is a radio talk show host in the Philadelphia market. ... Marilyn Horne The American opera singer Marilyn Horne (born January 16, 1934) is a mezzo soprano who is particularly associated with the music of Rossini and Handel. ... Bradford is a small city located in rural McKean County, Pennsylvania, in the United States 78 miles (126 km) south of Buffalo, New York. ... Suzy Kolber (born May 14, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a football sideline reporter, co-producer, and anchor for ESPN and ABC Sports. ... Upper Dublin Township is an upper middle class township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... This article is about the journalist. ... Oreland is a census-designated place located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. ... Stephen Anthony Smith (born October 14, 1967), usually referred to as Stephen A., is a sportswriter and media personality from Hollis, Queens in New York City. ... Sportswriting is a form of journalism who writes and reports on sports topics and events. ...

Actors

Fahrid Murray Abraham[1] (born October 24, 1939) is an American actor. ... Kevin Norwood Bacon[1] (born July 8, 1958) is an American film and theater actor who has starred in Footloose, Animal House, Stir of Echoes, Wild Things, JFK, and Apollo 13, among many others. ... Chuck Barris (born Charles Hirsch Barris on June 3, 1929) is an American game show producer of the 1960s and 1970s and author. ... Ethel Barrymore (August 15, 1879 – June 18, 1959) was an Academy Award-winning American actress and a member of the famous Barrymore family. ... This article is about John Barrymore, Sr. ... Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe on April 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 15, 1954 in Van Nuys, California) was an American Academy Award Winning actor of stage, radio and film. ... Peter Lawrence Boyle (October 18, 1935 – December 12, 2006)[1][2] was an Emmy Award-winning American actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Frank Barone on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. ... David Brenner (born February 4, 1936) is an American standup comedian, actor, author, and filmmaker. ... For other persons named Charles Bronson, see Charles Bronson (disambiguation). ... Ehrenfeld is a borough located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gilbertsville is a census-designated place (C.D.P.) in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... William Henry Bill Cosby, Jr. ... Crawford in Black Angel William Broderick Crawford (born December 9, 1911; died April 26, 1986) was an American actor. ... Dolores Costello (September 17, 1905 – March 1, 1979)[1] was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success during the era of silent movies. ... Maurice Costello (February 22, 1877 - October 28, 1950) was an American actor and director. ... Ann B. Davis as Alice on The Brady Bunch Ann Bradford Davis (born May 5, 1926 in Schenectady, New York) is a American television actress. ... For the oboist, see John de Lancie (oboist) John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948) is an American character actor. ... Devon (born Kristie Marie Lisa on March 28, 1977 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American pornographic actress. ... Hellertown is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Elizabeth Stamatina Tina Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an Emmy-winning American writer, comedian and actress. ... W. C. Fields (January 29, 1880 - December 25, 1946) was an American comedian and actor. ... Larry Fine is the name of several people: Larry Fine, a US film comedian, and member of The Three Stooges. ... Matthew Fox (born July 14, 1966) is an actor and former model. ... Jonathan Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor and director best known for his portrayal of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and David Xanatos on Disneys Gargoyles. ... Richard Tiffany Gere[1] (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor. ... Theodore Scott Glenn (born January 26, 1941) is an American actor known for supporting roles. ... Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum (born October 22, 1952) is an Academy-Award nominated American actor. ... Seth Green (born on February 8, 1974, Overbrook Park, Pennsylvania) is an American actor and television producer known for his acting roles as Doctor Evils son Scott in the Austin Powers series of comedy films and Daniel Oz Osbourne in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Russell Johnson as The Professor on Gilligans Island Russell David Johnson (born November 10, 1924, in Ashley, Pennsylvania), is an American television and film actor best known as The Professor on the CBS television sitcom Gilligans Island. ... Ashley is a borough located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, one mile (2 km) from Wilkes Barre. ... Shirley Jones, in a still from the opening credits of The Partridge Family Shirley Mae Jones (born March 31, 1934) is an Academy Award-winning singer and actress, perhaps best known for her role as Shirley Partridge, the widowed mother of five children, in the television series The Partridge Family... Charleroi is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, along the Monongahela River, 25 miles south of Pittsburgh. ... Michael John Douglas (Better known by the stage name Michael Keaton) (born September 9, 1951) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his early comedic roles in films such as Night Shift, and Beetlejuice, and for his portrayal of Batman in the two Tim Burton directed films in the... For the similarly-named American actress, see Jean Kelly. ... Grace, Princess of Monaco née Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an Academy Award-winning American film and stage actress who, upon marriage to Rainier III, Prince of Monaco in 1956, became Her Serene Highness The Princess of Monaco, but was generally known as Princess... This article is about the actor. ... Daniel Dae Kim (born August 4, 1968) is a Korean/American actor. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - City  19. ... Jack Klugman (b. ... Jayne Mansfield (born Vera Jayne Palmer, April 19, 1933—29 June 1967) was an American actress and Playboy centerfold. ... Bryn Mawr is in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, along U.S. Highway Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue). ... Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994), was an Academy Award winning American composer, conductor and arranger. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... Mary McDonnell (born April 28, 1952) is an Academy Award-nominated American film, stage, and television actress. ... Larry Mendte was the first male host of Access Hollywood. ... Singer Mary Lou Metzger of The Lawrence Welk Show Mary Lou Metzger (born November 13, 1950 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American singer and dancer best known for being a cast member on The Lawrence Welk Show. ... Dennis Miller (born November 3, 1953) is an American Emmy Award-winning comedian, political commentator, television personality, and talk radio host. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Irene Ng (born July 30, 1974 in Penang, Malaysia) is a Chinese American actress best known for playing Shelby Woo on Nickelodeons The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, which aired from 1996 to 1999. ... Cheri Oteri (born Cheryl Ann OTeari September 19, 1962) is an American actress and comedian known for her work on NBCs Saturday Night Live. ... Jack Palance, (born Volodymyr Palanyuk (Ukr: Володимир Паланюк))on February 18, 1919, in Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, USA), is an Academy Award-winning American actor. ... The Reverend Frederick McFeely Fred Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, minister, songwriter and television host. ... George Andrew Romero (born February 4, 1940) is an American director, writer, editor and actor. ... David O. Selznick David Oliver Selznick (May 10, 1902–June 22, 1965), was one of the icon Hollywood producers of the Golden Age. ... Amanda Seyfried (born December 3, 1985)[1] is an American actress and former child model. ... Craig Sheffer (born April 23, 1960 in York, Pennsylvania) is an American film and television actor. ... Manoj Nelliattu Shyamalan (born August 6, 1970), known professionally as M. Night Shyamalan, //, is an Academy Award nominated screenwriter and director, who also performs smaller roles in his own movies. ... Penny Singleton (September 15, 1908 – November 12, 2003) was a Hollywood actress best known for her role in the series of motion pictures and subsequent radio comedy based on the comic strip Blondie. ... “W. S.” redirects here. ... For other persons named James Stewart, see James Stewart (disambiguation). ... Indiana is a borough in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States, part of the Pittsburgh DMA. The population was 14,895 at the 2000 census. ... Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, producer, and former fashion model. ... Meadville is the county seat of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA. The city is generally considered part of the Pittsburgh Tri-State and is within 20 miles of Erie, Pennsylvania. ... Christine Joan Taylor (born July 30, 1971) is an American actress. ... Fritz Weaver on The Twilight Zone Fritz Weaver is a prolific American actor and voice actor. ...

Musicians

Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American pop singer and songwriter. ... Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993),[1] was an American contralto, perhaps best remembered for her performance on Easter Sunday, 1939 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. // Anderson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Anti-Flag is an American political punk band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, consisting of four members: Justin Sane (lead guitar, lead vocals), Chris #2 (bass, vocals), Chris Head (rhythm guitar, backing vocals), and Pat Thetic (drums). ... Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American actor and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. ... The Bloodhound Gang performing live in Germany The Bloodhound Gang are a comedic American rapcore synth-pop band, mixing an alternative/punk sound with hip-hop. ... Quakertown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Boyz II Men is an American R&B/soul singing group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an avant-garde composer and guitarist. ... Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country Commonwealth County Dauphin Incorporated 1791 Charter 1860 Government  - Mayor Stephen R. Reed (D) Area  - City  11. ... Breaking Benjamin is an alternative metal band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... Vanessa Lee Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American pop singer, songwriter, and pianist best known for the single A Thousand Miles from her debut album, Be Not Nobody (2002), which was certified platinum in the U.S. The commercial failure of Carltons second album, Harmonium (2004), led... There are several Milford Townships in Pennsylvania Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Cassidy (OCaiside in Irish) is a common Irish surname. ... Chubby Checker is the stage name of Ernest Evans (born October 3, 1941), an American Rock and Roll singer best known for popularizing the dance The Twist with his 1960 song The Twist. He was born in Spring Gulley, South Carolina,[1] and raised in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and attended... Lou Christie (born Luigi Alfredo Giovanni Sacco on February 19, 1943 in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania) is an American singer-songwriter best known for a string of pop hits in the 1960s. ... Cinderella is an American blues based hard rock and glam metal band most known during the 1980s and early 1990s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Stanley Clarke (born 30 June 1951) is an American musician and composer known for his innovative and influential work on double bass and bass guitar as well as his numerous film and television scores. ... The Clarks are a rock band who met at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. ... Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American crooner. ... Canonsburg is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. ... James Joseph Croce (January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973), popularly known as Jim Croce (pronounced CRO-chee), was an American singer-songwriter. ... Drexel Hill is a Census-designated place in Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Eve Jihan Jeffers (born November 10, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), better known as Eve or E-V-E, is a Grammy-award winning American rapper, singer, and actress. ... For other persons named Stephen Foster, see Stephen Foster (disambiguation). ... Interstate 80 (Eastshore Freeway) in Berkeley, California: a typical American freeway (MUTCD definition) A freeway, also known as a highway, superhighway, autoroute, autobahn, autostrada, dual carriageway, expressway, Autosnelweg or motorway, depending on the country of discussion, is a type of road designed for safer high-speed operation of motor vehicles... Fuel is a rock/post grunge band formed by Carl Bell, Jeff Abercrombie, and Brett Scallions in 1989. ... Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell on October 28, 1978 in Columbus, Georgia) is a singer/songwriter, actor who rose to fame in 2002, as the first runner-up on the debut season of the television show “American Idol”. His father, Eldrin Bell, is a former Atlanta Chief of Police. ... The Young Gunz, composed of Young Chris (born Christopher F. Ries on October 7, 1983) & Young Neef aka Neef Buck (born Haneef Muhammad on December 29, 1983), is a Rap duo from Nicetown on the northside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Hall & Oates is a popular music duo made up of Daryl Hall & John Oates. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Upland is a borough located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. ... Dan Hartman (December 8, 1950 - March 22, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Donnie Iris (born February 28, 1943) is an American rock musician known for his work with The Jaggerz and Wild Cherry during the 1970s, and for his solo albums during the 1980s. ... For other persons named Keith Jarrett, see Keith Jarrett (disambiguation). ... DJ Jazzy Jeff (born Jeffrey A. Townes on January 22, 1965 in Philadelphia) is an African American hip hop/R&B record producer and turntablist. ... Star Wars, see Jedi mind trick. ... Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958) is an American rock guitarist, singer, producer and actress. ... Allan Jones may refer to: Allan Arthur Jones Allan Jones (actor) Allan Jones (editor) Category: ... The Juliana Theory was an alternative rock, indie and post-hardcore quintet from Greensburg and Latrobe, Pennsylvania. ... Kid Dynamite, arguabily the best band of all recorded history, was a Philadelphia-based melodic hardcore band consisting of drummer Dave Wagenschutz, guitarist Dan Yemin, and vocalist Jay Shevchuk, as well as original bassist Steve Farrell and eventual replacement Michael Spider Cotterman. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... N Sync (also stylized *NSYNC) was an American boy band, widely regarded as one of the most successful pop acts of the late 90s and early 2000s, selling over 56 million records worldwide. ... Live (IPA pronunciation: , rhymes with five)[2] (also typeset as LIVE) is an American alternative rock band from York, Pennsylvania, comprised of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals and guitar), Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass guitar) and Chad Gracey (drums). ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Pennsylvania County York Incorporated  - Borough September 24, 1787  - City January 11, 1887 Government  - Mayor John Brenner Area  - City  5. ... Mirah Yom Tov Zeitlyn (Born September 17, 1974, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), is an American musician. ... Paint It Black is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based modern hardcore punk band. ... Patti LaBelle (born Patricia Louise Holt on May 24, 1944 in West-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an multi-grammy winning American R&B and soul singer and songwriter who fronted two groups, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles and Labelle, which changed and birthed a new era of womens music and... Eden Park is the main sports ground in Auckland, New Zealand for both rugby union during winter, and cricket in summer. ... Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania), better known by her stage name P!NK (also written as Pink), is an American singer-songwriter who gained prominence in early January of 2000. ... Poison is an American glam metal band which originally achieved popular success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... For the phase, see Punch line Punchline is a North American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Michael Trent Reznor, also known as Trent Reznor (born May 17, 1965), is an American musician, singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. ... Mercer is a borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... The Roots, also variously known as The Legendary Roots Crew, The Fifth Dynasty, The Square Roots and The Foundation, are an influential, Grammy-winning hip-hop band based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, famed for a heavily jazzy sound and live instrumentation. ... Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, USA), is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. ... Rusted Root is a band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania known for their fusion of Grateful Dead-style bluegrass rock with a strong percussion section that draws from African, Latin, Native American, and Middle Eastern influences. ... Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972) is an American R&B, soul, and jazz singer, songwriter, and poet. ... Shanice (born Shanice Lorraine Wilson on May 14, 1973 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Grammy Award nominated American R&B singer. ... This article refers to the rapper Beanie Sigel. For the gangster, see Bugsy Siegel. ... “W. S.” redirects here. ... Bobby Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer. ... Taylor Allison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is a Platinum-selling, American country music singer-songwriter. ... The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the FOX Broadcasting Network on January 16, 2007 and will run until May 23, 2007. ...

Politics and government

General of the Air Force Henry Harley Hap Arnold GCB (June 25, 1886 – January 15, 1950) was an aviation pioneer and Chief of the United States Army Air Corps (from 1938), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces (from 1941 until 1945) and the first and only General... The United States Army Air Forces, or USAAF, was a part of the U.S. military during World War II. The direct precursor to the U.S. Air Force, the USAAF formally existed between 1941 and 1947. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... Gladwyne is a suburban community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... This 1820 oil painting by Chester Harding is the only portrait of Daniel Boone made from life. ... Birdsboro is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, eight miles (13 km) southeast of Reading. ... James Buchanan (April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th president of the United States (1857–1861). ... Cove Gap is gay a city in Pennsylvania, in the USA. Category: ... Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881–June 21, 1940), nicknamed The Fighting Quaker and Old Gimlet Eye, was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps and, at the time of his death, the most decorated Marine in U.S. history. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... James J. Puddler Jim Davis (October 27, 1873-November 22, 1947), was a U.S. Republican Party politician, He was born in Tredegar, South Wales in the United Kingdom, and emigrated to the United States in 1881 at the age of eight and was apprenticed as a puddlers assistant... George Mifflin Dallas (July 10, 1792–December 31, 1864) was a U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and the 11th Vice President, serving under James K. Polk. ... Benjamin Franklin (January 17 [O.S. January 6] 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the most well known Founding Fathers of the United States. ... Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a career U.S. Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. ... Michael Johns (born September 8, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American health care executive, former federal government of the United States official and conservative policy analyst and writer. ... For other persons named George Marshall, see George Marshall (disambiguation). ... The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ... In several countries, Secretary of State is a senior government position. ... Map of Cold-War era Europe and the Near East showing countries that received Marshall Plan aid. ... Edward G. Ed Rendell (born January 5, 1944) is an American politician. ... Thomas Joseph Ridge (born August 27, 1945 near Pittsburgh, USA) is an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives (1983–1995), Governor of Pennsylvania (1995–2001), Assistant to the President for Homeland Security (2001–2003), and the first United States Secretary of Homeland... The United States Secretary of Homeland Security is the head of the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body concerned with protecting the American homeland and the safety of American citizens. ... Munhall is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ... Thaddeus Stevens (April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868), was one of the most powerful members of the United States House of Representatives, representing the state of Pennsylvania. ...

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List of people from Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (146 words)
This is a list of prominent people from Pennsylvania, in the United States.
People from Pennsylvania are sometimes referred to as "Pennsylvanians".
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Pennsylvania: Map, History and Much More from Answers.com (5267 words)
In the east Pennsylvania is drained by the Delaware and the Susquehanna river systems; in the west by the Allegheny and the Monongahela rivers, which join at Pittsburgh to form the Ohio River; and in the central part by the West Branch of the Susquehanna, which crosses the state and empties into Chesapeake Bay.
Pennsylvania's population has grown slowly since the 1940s, when it was the second largest state in the union; it was the sixth most populous state after the 2000 census.
Although Pennsylvania is known as a coal state, mining only amounts to 0.6% of the state's economy, compared to 1.3% for the country as a whole.
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